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Workshops and Classes: iSkills: Using Oxford Libraries remotely

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Bodleian iSkills: Using Oxford Libraries remotely

An online introduction to using Oxford Libraries remotely, including the latest information on the services available and how to access them; finding and using online resources that can be read from home; and what to do if you can’t find the material you need. This workshop will help you settle with confidence into searching for remotely accessible literature at Oxford

Objectives - By the end of the session you will be able to

  • Use SOLO to find printed and online books, journals and other materials
  • Find and use Databases A-Z
  • Use LibGuides to find key resources for your subject
  • Find your ORLO reading lists
  • Access help and advice from the libraries on locating currently unavailable material, literature searching, current awareness, reference management, open access, research data management and more

Intended Audience: All Oxford Library users

Dates and booking

Next date TBA In the meantime, click here for our series of pre-recorded videos on Getting started in Oxford Libraries


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Presenters:  Alan Brown; Rachel Childs; Helen Bond

Format:  Online teacher-led presentation with breaks for Q&As and the opportunity for follow up one-to-one help and advice

What you will need:  You will need to provide your own computer with a browser (must be Chrome or Edge) or the Microsoft Teams desktop app installed.  Please read our guidance notes below on 'Using Teams for attending Bodleian iSkills workshops'.  You will need a speaker and microphone. You need to be online with a reliable internet connection.

Related courses:

Other workshops in the iSkills series